ACT Legislative Assembly


Mrs Vicki Dunne MLA (Chair)

Mr Michael Pettersson MLA (Deputy Chair)

Ms Bec Cody MLA

Mr Alistair Coe MLA

Secretary: Mr Andrew Snedden

Phone: (02) 620 50199

Email: andrew.snedden@parliament.act.gov.au

A Standing Committee on Public Accounts to:

(i) examine:

(A) the accounts of the receipts and expenditure of the Australian Capital Territory and its authorities; and
(B) all reports of the Auditor-General which have been presented to the Assembly;

(ii) report to the Assembly any items or matters in those accounts, statements and reports, or any circumstances connected with them, to which the Committee is of the opinion that the attention of the Assembly should be directed; and

(iii) inquire into any question in connection with the public accounts which is referred to it by the Assembly and to report to the Assembly on that question.

In accordance with the Committee’s terms of resolution of establishment all reports of the Auditor-General presented to the Legislative Assembly for the ACT are referred to the Public Accounts Committee for examination.

Procedures the Public Accounts Committee adopts in examining reports of the Auditor-General

A summary of the current procedures the ACT Standing Committee on Public Accounts (ACT PAC) adopts in examining reports of the ACT Auditor-General is available here.

Government Guidelines for responding to Auditor-General’s Reports

The Government has issued guidelines for responding to performance audit reports by the Auditor-General in April 2016. The guidelines are available at: http://www.cmd.act.gov.au/policystrategic/cabinet/assembly

Auditor-General’s Reports referred to the Public Accounts Committee - Ninth Assembly

Auditor- General's ReportAG's Report presentedGovernment Response tabledCommittee Report tabled
Auditor-General's Report No. 8 of 2016: ACT Audit Office Annual Report 2015-165 October 2016  
Auditor-General's Report No. 9 of 2016: Commissioner for International Engagement – position creation and appointment process30 November 2016  
Auditor-General's Report No. 10 of 2016: 2015-16 Financial Audits - Audit Reports7 December 2016  
Auditor-General's Report No. 11 of 2016: 2015-16 Financial Audits - Financial Results and Audit Finding21 December 2016  

Auditor-General's Report No. 1 of 2017: WorkSafe ACT’s management of its regulatory responsibilities for the demolition of loose-fill asbestos contaminated house

20 January 201721 March 2017 

Auditor-General's Report No. 2 of 2017: 2016 ACT Election

16 February 2017 
InquiryReferredStatus
Inquiry into Annual and Financial Report 2015-16 16 February 2017On-going
  

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